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SANS Security Awareness Releases New Interactive Training Videos

Expert-authored content drives engagement and increased security awareness

  • Bethesda, MD
  • March 1, 2017

SANS Security Awareness Releases New Interactive Training Videos

Expert-authored content drives engagement and increased security awareness

SANS Institute, the global leader in information security training, today announced the release of new and updated security awareness training content designed to help employees prevent cyberattacks.

"This new training showcases SANS' deep cybersecurity expertise and commitment to timely, relevant and engaging security awareness training and education," said Lance Spitzner, Director of SANS Security Awareness program.

Content updates were designed and created by a SANS team of expert cybersecurity practitioners and instructional designers. The 16 updated training modules include new animation and improved user experience. Three new modules cover important cybersecurity topics such as Targeted Attacks, Malware and Creating a Cybersecure Home.

Highlights of the updated training content include:

  • Engagement questions to deepen learning and change behavior
  • Quiz question feedback for both engagement questions and post-video quiz questions
  • Brandable support materials to make it easier to run an awareness program
  • Interactive training content
  • Reduced module run times to increase impact

For additional details, please visit:
https://securingthehuman.sans.org/security-awareness-training/enduser

About SANS Securing The Human

SANS Securing The Human has worked with over 1,400 organizations and trained over 7 million people around the world. Security awareness training content is translated into over 20 languages. Whether seeking check-the-box-easy compliance, robust phishing training or industry-leading content, training, and services, organizations benefit from SANS Securing The Human's unwavering commitment to helping organizations effectively understand, manage, and measure their human cyber risks. (https://securingthehuman.sans.org)

About SANS Institute

The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a cooperative research and education organization. Today, SANS is the most trusted and, by far, the largest provider of cyber security training and certification to professionals in government and commercial institutions worldwide. Renowned SANS instructors teach more than 60 courses at In-Person and Live Online cyber security training events, and more than 50 courses are available anytime, anywhere with our OnDemand platform. GIAC, an affiliate of the SANS Institute, validates practitioner skills through more than 35 hands-on, technical certifications in cyber security. The SANS Technology Institute, a regionally accredited independent subsidiary, offers a master’s degree, graduate certificates, and an undergraduate certificate in cyber security. SANS Security Awareness, a division of SANS, provides organizations with a complete and comprehensive security awareness solution, enabling them to easily and effectively manage their ‘human’ cybersecurity risk. SANS also delivers a wide variety of free resources to the InfoSec community including consensus projects, research reports, webcasts, podcasts, and newsletters; it also operates the Internet's early warning system – the Internet Storm Center. At the heart of SANS are the many security practitioners, representing varied global organizations from corporations to universities, working together to support and educate the global information security community. (https://www.sans.org)